Virginia Mason Medical Center Medical Staff Services / Credentialing Specialist in Seattle, Washington

Job Number: 182786

Department: Medical Staff Services and Claims

Hours: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level.

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.

The Medical Staff Services Specialist coordinates and implements activities involved in ensuring provider compliance within the scope of JCAHO, National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), federal and state regulations and facility policy. Coordinates and facilitates New Provider Orientation and ongoing provider communications.


  • Associates degree or equivalent required.

  • One year of experience in credentialing and/or project management, preferably in a hospital setting, with working knowledge of JCAHO, NCQA, and other regulatory requirements.

  • Strong aptitude for detail, and organizational skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and be diligent and self-motivated.

  • Must be proficient in the use of database, spreadsheet and word processing software.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and web site management preferred.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Virginia Mason Medical Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Virginia Mason provides healthcare without regard to race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry) or disability. Disability Accommodation: To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruiting Offices at 866-422-2275 (voice) or 206-515-5891 (fax). Virginia Mason makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance as possible.